The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

  1. Know the chief stars and constellations visible in his latitude and understand how to express technically the position of any particular star at any given time.
  2. Be able to tell the time by the stars.
  3. Know what is meant by: the Galactic system, star clusters.
  4. Make a simple astronomical model to illustrate some features of the solar system.
  5. Discuss the instruments used and the work carried on in an observatory. Know the principal observatories of the world, their situations and natural advantages, the special work undertaken by any of them and some details of their telescopes.